Health & Beauty | 16 December 2016Fight Sickness with these 3 Essential Oil Recipes Share article facebook twitter google pinterest It’s cold and flu season, but you can combat those nasty germs naturally with essential oils! These recipes from Aromatherapy Kit are perfect for helping relieve everything from coughing to congestion. Fight Sickness No matter how hard we try to keep ourselves healthy, it is inevitable that a cold will strike. The oils here will boost your immunity against colds and coughs, congestion, and respiratory problems, or will help relieve already-present symptoms Immunity Your immune system is the most important defender of your body from disease. Combine: 5 drops lavender 5 drops eucalyptus 3 drops ravensara 2 drops bay laurel How to Use: Add to your diffuser, following manufacturer’s instructions. Cold & Cough Excellent for draining nasal and chest cavities, and for stimulating blood flow. Combine: 6 drops cinnamon 6 drops rosemary 6 drops pine 3 drops thyme Then add: 5 drops per 18 ounces of hot water. How to Use: Add to your diffuser, following manufacturer’s instructions. Congestion An anti-rheumatic remedy to sooth and assist with breathing. Combine: 20 drops orange 10 drops eucalyptus 10 drops juniper berry 10 drops pine 6 drops basil 6 drops rosewood 4 drops ginger How to Use: Add to your diffuser, following manufacturer’s instructions. Respiratory System This is great for the cardiovascular and pulmonary system, as well as a real wake-up call for the lungs. Combine: 1 drop lemon 1 drop lime 1 drop peppermint 1 drop rosemary 1 drop eucalyptus How to Use: Add to your diffuser, following manufacturer’s instructions. Buy from an Online Retailer US: UK: Start enjoying a healthier and more sustainable life with essential oils, all from the comfort of your own home! Essential oils are an all-natural way to bring about peace, calm, energy, and many other states of being. An alternative route to stress relief and preventative care, these oils can truly help heal. The Aromatherapy Kit contains all of the most common oils used in home remedies: orange, lavender, peppermint, tea tree, lemon, frankincense, geranium, and cedarwood. They are each profiled so you can use their individual attributes to create a unique blend for exactly what you need, with instructions given on whether oils are to be used topically or diffused around your home. You’ll find ideas on how to use essential oils for cleaning appliances, or freshening up clothes and musky closets. The book also includes advice on how to purchase and store essential oils for all of your aromatherapy uses. Find the aromas that best suit your lifestyles and develop a love for them that will last a lifetime. Share article facebook twitter google pinterest If you have any comments on this article please contact us or get in touch via social media.